Fond du Lac Water Report

Fond du Lac Water Report

GENERAL DEPARTMENT NEWS

According to the annual report of the water department of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, the department experienced a net gain of $25,590.77 during the fiscal year ending July 31. The gross income of the department was $38,147.65, but deductions for interest debts and mortgages reduced this amount $25,590.77. The total operating revenues of the department amounted to $57,790.71. This amount represented collections for water service for various public and private uses. The total cost of the operating expenses of the department was $17,043.06. The difference allowed a gross earning of $38,147.65 from which the deductions for interest were made, giving the net gain for the year. The greatest earn-

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ings of the department were from commercial sales, $32,065.75, being realized from this source; $2,139 was realized from industrial sales and from municipal hydrant rental, $13,688 was collected. The other revenues were from miscellaneous sources. The cost of steam power operation of the plant for the year was $8,317, according to the report; electric power pumping was $5,049. The balance of the expenditures was for miscellaneous items. The total assets of the department, according to the trial balance given in the report, are $402,965.68. The total liabilities are $377,374.91. The net gain is the difference.

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